Arrondissement of Niort

arrondissement of France

The arrondissement of Niort is an arrondissement of France, in the Deux-Sèvres department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital is the city of Niort.

Niort
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Location within the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDeux-Sèvres
No. of communes121
PrefectureNiort
Area
2,445.1 km2 (944.1 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
199,847
INSEE code792

HistoryEdit

When the Deux-Sèvres department was created on 1790, Niort was one of the original districts.[2]

GeographyEdit

Niort is the southernmost arrondissement of the department. It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Parthenay, to the east by the Vienne department, to the south by the Charente-Maritime department and to the west by the Vendée department.

It has an area of 2,791.6 square kilometres (1,077.8 square miles),[3] and a population of 212,425 inhabitants for a density of 76.1 inhabitants/km².[4]

CompositionEdit

CantonsEdit

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[5] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the case of the arrondissement of Niort, all its cantons have their communes within the arrondissement. The following table shows the distribution of the communes in the arrondissement:

Cantons and communes in the Niort arrondissement
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Bressuire Niort Parthenay
7901 Autize-Égray 27 27
7903 Celles-sur-Belle 27 27
7905 Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan 13 13
7908 Melle 39 39
7909 Mignon-et-Boutonne 35 35
7910 Niort-1 part of Niort part of Niort
7911 Niort-2 part of Niort part of Niort
7912 Niort-3 part of Niort part of Niort
7914 La Plaine Niortaise 10 10
7915 Saint-Maixent-l'École 13 13

CommunesEdit

The arrondissement of Niort has 163 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[6]

  1. Aiffres (79003)
  2. Aigonnay (79004)
  3. Alloinay (79136)
  4. Amuré (79009)
  5. Arçais (79010)
  6. Ardilleux (79011)
  7. Ardin (79012)
  8. Asnières-en-Poitou (79015)
  9. Aubigné (79018)
  10. Augé (79020)
  11. Avon (79023)
  12. Azay-le-Brûlé (79024)
  13. La Bataille (79027)
  14. Beaussais-Vitré (79030)
  15. Beauvoir-sur-Niort (79031)
  16. Béceleuf (79032)
  17. Belleville (79033)
  18. Bessines (79034)
  19. Le Beugnon (79035)
  20. Boisserolles (79039)
  21. Bougon (79042)
  22. Bouin (79045)
  23. Le Bourdet (79046)
  24. Brieuil-sur-Chizé (79055)
  25. Brioux-sur-Boutonne (79057)
  26. Brûlain (79058)
  27. Le Busseau (79059)
  28. Caunay (79060)
  29. Celles-sur-Belle (79061)
  30. Chail (79064)
  31. Champdeniers-Saint-Denis (79066)
  32. La Chapelle-Bâton (79070)
  33. La Chapelle-Pouilloux (79074)
  34. La Chapelle-Thireuil (79077)
  35. Chauray (79081)
  36. Chef-Boutonne (79083)
  37. Chenay (79084)
  38. Chérigné (79085)
  39. Cherveux (79086)
  40. Chey (79087)
  41. Chizé (79090)
  42. Clussais-la-Pommeraie (79095)
  43. La Couarde (79098)
  44. Coulon (79100)
  45. Coulonges-sur-l'Autize (79101)
  46. Cours (79104)
  47. Couture-d'Argenson (79106)
  48. La Crèche (79048)
  49. Crézières (79107)
  50. Échiré (79109)
  51. Ensigné (79111)
  52. Épannes (79112)
  53. Exireuil (79114)
  54. Exoudun (79115)
  55. Faye-sur-Ardin (79117)
  56. Fenioux (79119)
  57. Fontenille-Saint-Martin-d'Entraigues (79122)
  58. Fors (79125)
  59. Les Fosses (79126)
  60. La Foye-Monjault (79127)
  61. François (79128)
  62. Fressines (79129)
  63. Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan (79130)
  64. Germond-Rouvre (79133)
  65. Granzay-Gript (79137)
  66. Hanc (79140)
  67. Juillé (79142)
  68. Juscorps (79144)
  69. Lezay (79148)
  70. Limalonges (79150)
  71. Lorigné (79152)
  72. Loubigné (79153)
  73. Loubillé (79154)
  74. Luché-sur-Brioux (79158)
  75. Lusseray (79160)
  76. Magné (79162)
  77. Mairé-Levescault (79163)
  78. Maisonnay (79164)
  79. Marigny (79166)
  80. Mauzé-sur-le-Mignon (79170)
  81. Mazières-sur-Béronne (79173)
  82. Melle (79174)
  83. Melleran (79175)
  84. Messé (79177)
  85. Montalembert (79180)
  86. La Mothe-Saint-Héray (79184)
  87. Mougon-Thorigné (79185)
  88. Nanteuil (79189)
  89. Niort (79191)
  90. Paizay-le-Chapt (79198)
  91. Paizay-le-Tort (79199)
  92. Pamplie (79200)
  93. Pamproux (79201)
  94. Périgné (79204)
  95. Pers (79205)
  96. Pioussay (79211)
  97. Pliboux (79212)
  98. Pouffonds (79214)
  99. Prahecq (79216)
  100. Prailles (79217)
  101. Priaires (79219)
  102. Prin-Deyrançon (79220)
  103. Prissé-la-Charrière (79078)
  104. Puihardy (79223)
  105. La Rochénard (79229)
  106. Rom (79230)
  107. Romans (79231)
  108. Saint-Christophe-sur-Roc (79241)
  109. Saint-Coutant (79243)
  110. Sainte-Blandine (79240)
  111. Sainte-Eanne (79246)
  112. Sainte-Néomaye (79283)
  113. Sainte-Ouenne (79284)
  114. Sainte-Soline (79297)
  115. Saint-Étienne-la-Cigogne (79247)
  116. Saint-Gelais (79249)
  117. Saint-Génard (79251)
  118. Saint-Georges-de-Rex (79254)
  119. Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud (79257)
  120. Saint-Laurs (79263)
  121. Saint-Léger-de-la-Martinière (79264)
  122. Saint-Maixent-de-Beugné (79269)
  123. Saint-Maixent-l'École (79270)
  124. Saint-Martin-de-Bernegoue (79273)
  125. Saint-Martin-de-Saint-Maixent (79276)
  126. Saint-Martin-lès-Melle (79279)
  127. Saint-Maxire (79281)
  128. Saint-Médard (79282)
  129. Saint-Pompain (79290)
  130. Saint-Rémy (79293)
  131. Saint-Romans-des-Champs (79294)
  132. Saint-Romans-lès-Melle (79295)
  133. Saint-Symphorien (79298)
  134. Saint-Vincent-la-Châtre (79301)
  135. Saivres (79302)
  136. Salles (79303)
  137. Sansais (79304)
  138. Sauzé-Vaussais (79307)
  139. Sciecq (79308)
  140. Scillé (79309)
  141. Secondigné-sur-Belle (79310)
  142. Séligné (79312)
  143. Sepvret (79313)
  144. Sompt (79314)
  145. Soudan (79316)
  146. Souvigné (79319)
  147. Surin (79320)
  148. Thorigny-sur-le-Mignon (79328)
  149. Tillou (79330)
  150. Usseau (79334)
  151. Vallans (79335)
  152. Vançais (79336)
  153. Le Vanneau-Irleau (79337)
  154. Vanzay (79338)
  155. Vernoux-sur-Boutonne (79343)
  156. Le Vert (79346)
  157. Villefollet (79348)
  158. Villemain (79349)
  159. Villiers-en-Bois (79350)
  160. Villiers-en-Plaine (79351)
  161. Villiers-sur-Chizé (79352)
  162. Vouillé (79355)
  163. Xaintray (79357)

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  2. "Historique des Deux-Sèvres". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. "Arrondissement de Niort (792)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  4. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  5. "Décret n° 2014-176 du 18 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Deux-Sèvres". Legifrance. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  6. "Arrondissement de Niort (792)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 19 April 2017.

Coordinates: 46°19′00″N 0°28′00″W / 46.3167°N 0.4667°W / 46.3167; -0.4667